Champagne needs to “create a new occasion” and better communicate its brand if it is to recruit new consumers to the category, believes the managing director of Nicolas Feuillatte.
Winemakers in the UK will be able to benefit from income tax changes for the country’s farmers allowing them to average their tax over five years.
A wine brand from California is hoping to ape craft beer’s success in the UK and open wine up to a wider audience via irreverent packaging and tongue-in-cheek names.
A pub landlord has been found guilty of killing a wealthy American customer by pushing him into the path of an on-coming van with an ironing board.
English sparkling wine producer Jenkyn Place has stepped up its ambitions by signing a UK distribution deal with New Generation Wines.
William Grant & Sons has been awarded exclusive spirits and champagne pouring rights at the upcoming Rugby World Cup, which is being hosted by England in September.
Louis Latour Agencies marked its 25th anniversary last night with the announcement that it has taken on UK distribution for Champagne Gosset.
Online auction firm Bid for Wine has been sold to The Fine Art Auction Group in what its founders called “an exciting opportunity for customers”.
UK supermarket Lidl has not ruled out launching an online wine shop, reporting wine sales to be up 38% since it introduced a premium range last year.
Health officials are to review the government’s drinking guidelines, as research linking moderate drinking to cancer leads to increased pressure from medics.
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